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Wednesday, 19 November 2014

Florida State University 2014 Shooting

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On November 20, 2014, a gunman, identified as 31-year-old Myron May, shot an employee and two students at Strozier Library on the university campus shortly after midnight. He was a lawyer and an alumnus of the university, who was obsessed with targeted individual conspiracy theories and believed that the U.S. government was watching him. He was fatally shot by responding police officers after he shooting at them outside Strozier Library. After the shooting, it was revealed that May had mailed a total of ten packages to friends throughout the country beforehand; the contents of the packages are unknown.

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  • Type of Incident: Shooting
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  • Deaths: 1
  • Injuries: 3
  • City: Tallahassee
  • State: Florida
  • Facility Type: Higher Education
  • Facility SubType: Post Secondary
  • Perpetrator: Myron May
  • Foiled or Exposed Plots: No
  • Perpetrator fate: Killed by Police
  • Included In 2002 Report: No
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